After debuting its new Tigo Pure Sign expertise, Tigo Vitality has launched a Photo voltaic PLC Sign Integrity Software and expanded coaching materials for business and industrial (C&I) photo voltaic installers and EPCs to resolve crosstalk points in each new and current methods.
Disturbances in PLC indicators, also known as ‘crosstalk,’ can lead to lowered effectiveness of system communications capabilities in large-scale photovoltaic (PV) methods. The design validation software and companion coaching materials will assist installers preemptively determine potential PLC (powerline communications) sign integrity points in large-scale C&I photo voltaic methods.
The up to date TS4 Design and Set up Course now embrace greatest practices round mitigating PLC crosstalk points on the design stage earlier than they’ll trigger disruptions within the subject, the corporate says. The Photo voltaic PLC Sign Integrity Software, in flip, can be utilized to shortly determine crosstalk danger in array plans or in methods already deployed.
The brand new software was designed to be vendor-neutral and might present steering on the best way to resolve PLC speedy shutdown communications points for photo voltaic methods with both Tigo or competitor options.
After the Photo voltaic PLC Sign Integrity Software course of is accomplished, installers obtain a direct evaluation of the danger of PLC efficiency points within the type of a rating. The Tigo TS4 Design and Set up Course, built-in into the Tigo Academy, incorporates a part on PLC speedy shutdown system design in addition to a technical deep dive into the Tigo TS4 Flex MLPE product line.
All in, installers can learn to greatest design, set up and fee a Tigo TS4 system utilizing any appropriate photo voltaic inverter. The excellent two-hour course features a certification examination price 1.5 NABCEP persevering with training credit.
“An necessary a part of our mission at Tigo is to maintain installers on the middle of every part we do, and investing in instruments and coaching isn’t any small a part of that,” mentioned JD Dillon, chief advertising and marketing officer at Tigo Vitality. “The assets we introduced at the moment signify the place at which the installer side of our mission intersects with our dedication to high quality. As our companions within the subject elevate their stakes with ever bigger installations, we’re supporting them with issues like this new PLC Software, Pure Sign expertise, and impactful persevering with training to assist them design and assist the best high quality PV installations.”
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